Category: video

Back to the Grindstone: A New Joyous Season

Today resumes broadcast of the best miniature wargaming channel on YouTube.  The Joy of Wargaming ends the long dark drought with a preview of what’s to come in 2022.  A few new wrinkles have been added to the lineup, but you can expect a host of games new and old, and...

Long Form Interview

Late last year, The Chronicles of NotJay, a tabletop wargame show, had your humble host on for a long-form interview regarding the state of the hobby and what’s been shaking within the House of Wargaming.  If you are of the tabletop gaming persuasion, it is well worth a watch.  You might...

Long Form Literary Discussions While-U-Watch

Sat down with Red Pilled Fiction Factory, a literary YouTube channel dedicated to the best of non-converged fiction, for a lengthy interview. Richard Nichols is a great interviewer, with an insightful and easy-going style, and mostly just gets out of the way. However, he does make some great observations...

A Song of Fords and Shallows

 Mostly eye candy today with some thoughts on “A Song of Drums and Shakos”.  It’s just a reskin of Andrea Sfiligoi’s “Song of…” series, but I’m really glad to have added it to my library.  Having the background and points lists for each army really makes it a snap...

Hintervale: Gondor Calls for Aid

Will you answer? In all seriousness, I need your help.  My latest project for The Joy of Wargaming can’t go anywhere without you.  Check it out. Help a brother out. Let me know what you think the best option is here, would ya?...

Chainmail’s 50th Anniversary – A Video

This makes for a good watch. A lovely little glimpse into the wargaming world of the midwest in the late 1960s. Out of this culture, and countless others littered across the anglosphers, was spun the tabletop RPG community. It’s a quick watch at just over 22 minutes, and includes...

Primordial D&D

 Been thinking about this a lot. Ever since watching this movie. Which is great.  A must-watch for anyone interested in learning more about the evolution of tabletop wargaming and/or role-playing games. It’s a deep dive into the roots of the hobby, and surprisingly even-handed.  But I can’t shake the...

Death Cult for Cuties

Alternative Armies’ sci-fi death cult paints up great. All right, smart boys, so it’s actually the Post-Apocalyptic warband (HOFP05).  In the House of Wargaming, we treat them as cultists.  Look at them robes and death masks and heads on pikes – what else could they be? Vince Venturella over...

Feelz Good Man Strikes Again

 If you’re still on the fence about it, or haven’t given it a chance, The Joy of Wargaming is going like gangbusters. But don’t take my word for it: We’re doing a long-form series detailing a logistical and strategic campaign using the book shown in the picture above.  It’s...

Twargame Advice

A world of advice on using Twitter to get your wargaming fix: Stay away from the #warmonger tag.  It’s for people who don’t do a lot of wargaming.  They like “thuh comm-MUNE-itay”.  You get lots of ads for milktoast content providers and soy-based podcasts.  A lot of  paint-by-numbers figures...